He did not only survived but thrived.
Daniel was a teenager when he was taken from Jerusalem into captivity by the Babylonians in 605 b.c. He was in his 80s when he received the vision of the prophecy of the 70 weeks (Daniel 9). In more than 60 years of his life in Babylon, Daniel faced many challenges. But in all those years, he grew stronger in his commitment to God. He persevered throughout His life, and finished strong. He past the TIME Test!